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"The deracialization of Sweden", is a recently published research anthology focusing on issues of race, racism, anti-racism and whiteness in a Swedish post-war and contemporary context. The anthology is edited by Tobias Hübinette and Peter Wikström, researchers at the Research Group for Culture Studies (Kufo) at Karlstad University.
The development of packaging is one of the reasons why the welfare society was able to emerge. With increasingly sophisticated packaging, food could be consumed long after it was harvested or slaughtered, and far from the place where it was produced. Food production is the sector with the greatest impact on the planet’s ecosystem.
The IPCC sixth assessment synthesis report summary for policymakers was approved yesterday and officially released today.
As part of the law programme at Karlstad Business School, students get to experience a mock trial at Värmland District Court in Karlstad. On Friday 10 March, students participated in a mock trial in Karlstad as part of the course Methods in Tax Law. Four groups represented the parties – the Swedish Tax Agency and the person charged with tax fraud. The chief judge, Ulrika Melin, welcomed the students in the court waiting room.
Rihab Balti is in her third year as a computer science PhD student at the Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, Vallenciennes, France, and the National School of Computer Science, Tunisia. She is visiting the subject of Educational work at Karlstad University, after finding us through the EUNICE university alliance. Rihab Balti is researching distance studies and wants to gain a greater understanding of what behaviors and needs students have when it comes to studying
CRE8® is a model for innovation-challenge events, developed by the Grants and Innovation Office at Karlstad University. A public or private organization provides a real-world operational challenge to which teams of students try to find solutions. Since it was first introduced in 2017, the CRE8® model has become a very successful concept. With funding from Erasmus+, Karlstad University is now training facilitators to run CRE8® events around Europe.
As part of the DRIVE project, real life measurements of 5G networks are now taking place in Rome, Italy, where two large mobile operators are up to proof in terms of coverage, connectivity, latency and throughput performance. In Dec. 2020 - Jan.
The revenue generated by orbital and suborbital space travel is expected to soar to 214 billion dollars by 2030. The increased access to space travel has created a space market. Space tourism, a niche part of the flight industry, has radically transformed the private sector.
On Wednesday 15 February it is time for the job fair Hotspot. Throughout the day, a number of parking spaces north of the University Library will be reserved for the exhibitors of the fair. Special parking permits will be used on the day to ensure that only exhibitors park their cars there.
On Monday, representatives from Rifo — an association for researchers and members of parliament — visited Karlstad University. – We have seen both the wider picture as well as the cutting edge expertise, and we have learned more about the challenges in acquiring research funding, says Gunilla Svantorp. She is a member of parliament from Värmland, representing Socialdemokraterna.
Papermaking often requires additives to achieve desired properties, such as the strength of the paper. New research shows that this can be solved in an, as of yet, untested way. - Normally, you add Cationic starch to the pulp in order to increase the strength of the paper, says Mozhgan Hashemzehi, PhD student in Chemical Engineering.

5G testing in progress

News » 2023-01-23
In the DRIVE project, a common test environment with industry partner Varnish Software has now been installed. The tests will measure the impact of different network connections on latency and bandwidth during video streaming. Since mid-December, latency and bandwidth testing has been ongoing in Karlstad University's 5G testbed. A server is connected to several network connections at the same time to compare their performance.

Hello Simone Fischer-Hübner

News » 2023-01-20
Hello Simone Fischer-Hübner, Professor in Computer Science! There's a lot going on right now in your field, cybersecurity. The Knowledge Foundation recently granted funding to a Swedish Industrial Graduate School on Cybersecurity (SIGS-CyberSec) where you will hold the wheel. Congratulations!